3 Church Planting Missteps and How to Avoid Them

One of the biggest missteps in church planting—one I count as a sin—is to start a church that is aimed strictly at Believers. This is...

Walking In Constant Kindness OR Planned Outreaches

I run into people regularly who openly wonder how to lead others in the realm of outreaches. "If we are walking in the Spirit...

I  Heart  My  City 

Did you know Jesus has a plan  for you in the city He has sent you to?    In  Luke 8:26-38,  a once demon-possessed man is  ready to  follow Jesus after a miraculous...

3 Gut Checks to Stop Planting Worship Services and Begin to...

A Bob Roberts quote really caught my attention lately. He said, "We don’t plant churches in America. We plant worship services.”  Ouch. 1. If your Super...

10.5 Ways To Overcome Fear of the “E Word”

We’ve all heard the church planting leads to evangelism but I don’t think that’s necessarily true. It’s evangelism that leads to people coming to...

Now Is The Time to Start Planning Your Fall Outreach!

I know its summer time, but you should take some time and start planning your Fall outreach. Time flies and Autumn will be here...

God’s Kinetic Presence

While shopping at Best Buy, I had a sense that if I were to offer to pray for a salesperson standing by me that...

8 Outreach Projects To Try Out This Fall

I'm often asked about the best projects for success. Whether it’s a warm and sunny area like Southern California or Seattle where it apparently...

Our Call: Missionaries in a Secular Land

Missionary Identity THE REALITY IS, CHRISTIANS ARE INTERLOPERS.  WE ARE STRANGERS AND FOREIGNERS. As Christians, I believe we should always be more driven by our missionary...

For the Least (Reached) of These

The church world “is often motivated by a culture of success. We recruit, fund, celebrate, propagate and evaluate based on predictable, measureable success rates.”...